Atyankusha, Atyaṅkuśa: 6 definitions


Atyankusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Atyankusha has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Atyaṅkuśa can be transliterated into English as Atyankusa or Atyankusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Atyaṅkuśa (अत्यङ्कुश):—(ati + aṅkuśa) adj. der sich dem Elephantenhaken entzogen hat, sich mit diesem nicht mehr lenken lässt: nāgaḥ [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 191,] [Scholiast] atyaṅkuśamivoddāmaṃ gajaṃ madajaloddhatam . pradhāvitamahaṃ daivaṃ pauruṣeṇa nivartaye .. [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 23, 21.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Atyaṅkuśa (अत्यङ्कुश):—Adj. über den Haken hinaus , nicht mehr sich damit lenken lassend.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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